Since 09/2009 Professor of International Relations & Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Osnabrück

Since 03/2016 Chairman of the Executive Board, German Foundation for Peace Research

04/2015-03/2016 Dean, School of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück

04/2013-03/2015 Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück

Since 2012 Director, Centre for Democracy and Peace Research, University of Osnabrück

2011 - 2014 Member of the Research Advisory Board, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2006 - 2009 Head of Research Group »Global Issues«, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2002 - 2006 Researcher, Research Group »Global Issues«,Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2005 Peter-Becker-Price for Peace and Conflict Studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg

2003 Award for the Best Dissertation of the German Association for Political Science

2003 Christiane-Rajewski-Price of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies

1996 - 2002 Researcher at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), University of Bremen

SWP Publications (selection):

Ulrich Schneckener

International Statebuilding

Dilemmas, Strategies and Challenges for German Foreign Policy

SWP Research Paper 2007/RP 09, October 2007, 40 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener, Silke Weinlich

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission

Tasks, Mandate, and Design for a New Institution

SWP Comment 2005/C 38, September 2005, 8 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener

Becoming a Permanent Member of the UN Security Council

Prospects and Requirements for Germany

SWP Comment 2005/C 07, February 2005, 8 Pages
Ulrich Schneckener

How Transnational Terrorists Profit from Fragile States

SWP Research Paper 2004/S 18, May 2004, 34 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Ulrich Schneckener


in: Yonah Alexander (ed.) Counterterrorism Strategies Success and Failure in Six Nations Dulles VA: Potomac Books, 2006, pp.72-98
Ulrich Schneckener

Fragile Statehood, Armed Non-State Actors and Security Governance

in: Bryden, Alan/ Caparini, Marina (eds.) Private Actors and Security Governance Berlin Lit-Verlag, 2006, pp. 23-40
Stefan Wolff (ed.), Ulrich Schneckener

Managing and Settling Ethnic Conflicts

Perspectives on Success and Failure in Europe, Asia, and Africa

London: Hurst, 2004
Ulrich Schneckener

Theory and Practice of European Crisis Management

Test Case Macedonia

in: European Yearbook of Minority Issues, 2001/2, 1 (2003), pp. 131-154
Ulrich Schneckener

Making Power-Sharing Work

Lessons from Successes and Failures in Ethnic Conflict Regulation

in: Journal of Peace Research, 38, 2, 2002, pp. 203-228.

SWP Comments

Peter Becker
The EU Budget As an Opportunity in the Crisis

The EU Commission Proposal for a New Financial Framework and a Reconstruction Fund

Claudia Zilla
Corona Crisis and Political Confrontation in Brazil

The President, the People, and Democracy under Pressure

SWP Research Papers

Guido Steinberg
Regional Power United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Is No Longer Saudi Arabia’s Junior Partner

Felix Heiduk, Gudrun Wacker
From Asia-Pacific to Indo-Pacific

Significance, Implementation and Challenges